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Really? Called out twice. Jesus Fuck, people. If you're going to do that shit, be grown-up and use my name. Come on. It's foolish to try and have a discussion about what kind of comments are and are not acceptable without bringing up… [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by Sangermaine, poffin boffin, Ipsifendus, joseph conrad is fully awesome, Bugbread
MetaTalk comment - An hour ago

Heh. I too remember watching Star Blazers on Channel 56 ("LVI is part of living, living fifty-siiiiiix!") after school. The serialized aspect of it was quite captivating in that era of syndicated continuity at all costs. And yeah, that Wave… [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by ob1quixote
MeFi comment - 8 hours ago

I'd go so far as to say it was really only funny in the context of AskMe at that point in its development. It was a pretty informal, casual, jokey place in the early days, and the fact that this question got such a serious,… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by winna, easter queen
MetaTalk comment - 21 hours ago

helios410: "While I can understand his wish to be reimbursed, I am somewhat irritated that he did not consult me first so I could direct him to the handy man. So I am at loss. I feel I should explain that I should not be on the hook for these… [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by Etrigan, PuppetMcSockerson, J. Wilson
Ask MeFi comment - 21 hours ago

B. Yanyo the RN, A.M.E. is one of the best African Methodist Episcopalian registered nurses I know. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by ElDiabloConQueso, ursus_comiter, ambrosen
MetaTalk comment - 2 days ago

I mean, just the little mourning gesture the Many Mothers make. They grab something ineffable from the air and put it in their hearts. What does that say about them and their society? What does it say about their lives that they need to have a… [more]
favorited 17 times, recently by suedehead, Elysum, mmmbacon, gingerest, Erasmouse, Kitty Stardust, palomar, mpc, librarina, kagredon, emptythought, daq, Lexica, vogon_poet, flaterik, Drastic, Monochrome
FanFare comment - 2 days ago

Well, we did know within the show that the carrot that McCann kept dangling over Don's head was the opportunity to work on the Coca-Cola account. I think that is enough of a hint, no? [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Artw, EXISTENZ IS PAUSED
FanFare comment - 4 days ago

Reminded me of Snow Crash with Sumerian as the "machine language" of the brain and the various mes as "programs". I see in a bit of Googling that Bicameral Mind was one of Stephenson's main inspirations for the… [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by pointless_incessant_barking, ohshenandoah, Anticipation Of A New Lover's Arrival, The, b1tr0t, sourwookie, eustatic, busted_crayons
MeFi comment - 4 days ago

That's a dumb system that seems to lead to suboptimal outcomes, but okay, hey, that's the system. I believe that is carved above the doors of the U.S. Capitol Building. [more]
favorited 20 times, recently by vasi, exact_change, InsertNiftyNameHere, RedOrGreen, The Card Cheat, brokkr, JoeXIII007, polychora, nemutdero, jason_steakums, wenestvedt, juiceCake, feckless fecal fear mongering, moonmilk, fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit, strangely stunted trees, Holy Zarquon's Singing Fish, Huffy Puffy, Eyebrows McGee, foleypt
MeFi comment - 5 days ago

This was not one of the best action movies I've ever seen, this is one of the best movies I've ever seen. What a world, what a story, what characters, what emotion, what terror, what redemption. I will be thinking about this movie for a long,… [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by gingerest, lonefrontranger, lilac girl, vogon_poet, Windigo, brundlefly
FanFare comment - 5 days ago

Welcome to MetaFilter+! The network of private sites and services only available to discerning members of MetaFilter! Since your membership was sent as a gift from MetaFilter+ user Rock Steady+ we are sending you this brief orientation message to… [more]
favorited 10 times, recently by goodnewsfortheinsane, yuwtze, rtha, The Master and Margarita Mix, RedOrGreen, the quidnunc kid, feckless fecal fear mongering, languagehat, littlewater, pipoquinha
MetaTalk comment - 5 days ago

Some ideas for the box art for FIFA '16. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by TheWhiteSkull, northtwilight
MeFi comment - 6 days ago

I do think it is intentionally (and beautifully) ambiguous, but I say that smile on Don's face at the end was not a smile of inner peace, but a smile of "I just got the best fucking idea." On one hand, I love Peggy and Stan being… [more]
favorited 13 times, recently by h00py, johnasdf, EXISTENZ IS PAUSED, donajo, pwally
FanFare comment - 6 days ago

I'm relatively certain you can find people in your local social network who will swap with you. Just check out the comments on this definitive ranking. People have all sorts of wrong opinions on freezy pop flavors. (IMO 1. Purp 2. Green 3. Orange 4… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by amapolaroja
Ask MeFi comment - 7 days ago

Yes, everyone is right. You should dump him. But let me add two tangential bits of advice for your future (better) relationships: 1. Do not discuss your relationship at 3AM. You are more emotional and irritable when you are tired. 2. NEVER… [more]
favorited 19 times, recently by Dutchmeisje
Ask MeFi comment - 7 days ago

feckless fecal fear mongering: "I thought we saw Dawn leaving in the Rollerskating Episode. "You were amusing."" That was not Dawn, that was Shirley. [more]
favorited 15 times, recently by Space Kitty, amanda, EXISTENZ IS PAUSED, brina, hush, ColdChef, mpc, crossoverman, naju, tyrantkitty, thereemix, missmerrymack, tilde
FanFare comment - 8 days ago

Here are the keys to having a good experience at your convenient megabank: 1. Find out what is required to qualify for a free account. 2. Go into the branch in person and open up your account. Introduce yourself to a few people. 3. Ask the person… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by rmhsinc, sparklemotion
Ask MeFi comment - 8 days ago

This sentence gets better with every clause: Mbeda Ndege is part of a Facebook group of about 600 young African Poles, and he recounted his visits to Ethiopia and South Africa on a Polish television show on which Poles who have traveled to… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by bq, notyou
MeFi comment - 8 days ago

I like to think Stan ran to Peggy's office so fast in order to "collapse the waveform" of their phone relationship and their in-person relationship. If he could get to her while she was still on the phone, their positive phone interactions… [more]
favorited 8 times, recently by saul wright, frobozz, PhoBWanKenobi, tyrantkitty, EXISTENZ IS PAUSED, feckless fecal fear mongering, mikepop, Artw
FanFare comment - 8 days ago

psoas: "Richard kept creeping up to the line of being the right guy ...but he still waved one red flag after another about his reluctance to commit" I don't think Richard ever really concealed what he was looking for - a woman of… [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by saul wright, Harvey Kilobit, Beti, PussKillian
FanFare comment - 8 days ago

And the... idiosyncratic translation in the second link is delightful. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by notyou
MeFi comment - 9 days ago

MetaFilter: We are always improving our services with your help and your sugerencies. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by unru, moshjosh, nzero
MeFi comment - 9 days ago

It sounds like despite their struggles with his illness, they lived about as full and fascinating and successful a pair of lives as you could ask for. You will be remembered, Nashes. .. [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by JHarris, schmod, ZeusHumms, a lungful of dragon
MeFi comment - 9 days ago

I have been on Ask MetaFilter for over 10 years now, and I will say that I am having a hard time remembering a set of answers that is this unanimous about leaving a relationship. This man is a despicable human being, and regardless of whatever… [more]
favorited 23 times, recently by krinklyfig, Lexica, Capri
Ask MeFi comment - 9 days ago

Mad Men Season -338: Sir Donal is invited to court, but will he bring Lady Elizabeth? Lord Edward of Chaough opens a branch of Sterling & Cooper, Ltd. in Wales. Margaret is offered a chance to work on the Topaz & Sons Hosiery account. [more]
favorited 20 times, recently by lunasol, lalochezia, brina, EXISTENZ IS PAUSED, rhiannonstone, Pendragon, feckless fecal fear mongering, ian1977, Beti, thereemix, PhoBWanKenobi, El Brendano, almostmanda, Chrysostom, mochapickle, The Whelk, jquinby, damayanti, Iridic, purpleclover
FanFare comment - 10 days ago

kariebookish: "Several of my closest friends will be there - they all know about my condition and one's a health professional. " This seems like enough to me. Unless whatever might happen is going to be life-threatening very… [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by Tehhund, randomnity, General Tonic, Hypatia, telegraph, hush, KogeLiz
Ask MeFi comment - 11 days ago

Bulgaroktonos: "North Carolina also has an official state toast (like a drinking toast) which I love. I know it by heart, presumably I had to learn it for school, but in my head I always hear with Charles Kuralt's voice." Carl… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Fig, oakroom
MeFi comment - 11 days ago

I work in veterinary medicine, but I am not a vet. Couple things: 1. I would not continue going to a vet you are not comfortable with, especially in your case where you have so many options. 2. If you switch to a different vet they will need to do… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Seppaku, microcarpetus
Ask MeFi comment - 12 days ago

Mad Men Season 18: Gene attempts to wrest control of the hot rod garage from Bob. Joan runs into a former colleague at the Academy Awards. President Sterling causes an international incident. [more]
favorited 16 times, recently by brina, felix grundy, leesh, Pizzarina Sbarro, sallybrown, thereemix, jquinby, damayanti, SmileyChewtrain, feckless fecal fear mongering, Beti, almostmanda, palomar, drezdn, ipsative, sweetkid
FanFare comment - 12 days ago

Some enterprising legislator needs to propose selecting one of their state's Official State Symbols to become the first Official State Official State Symbol. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by Sys Rq, feckless fecal fear mongering, Faint of Butt
MeFi comment - 12 days ago

An interesting take from Chuck Klosterman on the series, and how it epitomizes the weird thing that is "work friendship". [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by EinAtlanta, Harvey Kilobit, ariadne's threadspinner, bendybendy
FanFare comment - 12 days ago

Next time on The Whole Thing Of Mad Men: A surprising shake-up at Sterling Cooper. Peggy and Joan fight for respect. Don returns to make the pitch. [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by bendybendy, tracicle, tyrantkitty, Artw, feckless fecal fear mongering, codacorolla
FanFare comment - 12 days ago

So many lines from this movie remain in day-to-day usage between my wife and I. If I had to pay Nathan Lane $0.05 every time I said "I've pierced the toast" I'd be broke. [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by overeducated_alligator
FanFare comment - 14 days ago

My dearly departed Grandfather always used to call Blue Jays "The Sentinels of the Forest". [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by bgal81, daq, erratic meatsack
MeFi comment - 14 days ago

Turns out the Patriots only suspended Jastremski and McNally at the request of the NFL, which clears up the question of "Why did the Patriots suspend those two guys if they did nothing wrong?" [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by benbenson
MeFi comment - 14 days ago

It's been off the air for a while, but for me the vanguard in the Cartoon Renaissance was Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by Hermione Granger, double block and bleed, JHarris
MetaTalk comment - 2 weeks ago

Bravest Warriors. You're welcome. It's always been Wankershim. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by nadawi
Ask MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

I don't know what your home dynamic is like, but I can tell you that my middle-school age daughter loves it when my wife and I get into things she is into. She has trained me so that I can name all of the members of her favorite bands (Liam,… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by sam_harms
Ask MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

feckless fecal fear mongering: "Holy shit I am an asshole." I think you can be forgiven because it should have been Dawn getting a near-finale sendoff, to be honest, but I think Shirley was a more interesting choice, as… [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by tyrantkitty, tilde, Beti
FanFare comment - 2 weeks ago

Dermatological issues are one of those things that are much easier (and cheaper) to nip in the bud than to cure when full-blown, so a visit to the vet is in order. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by ereshkigal45
Ask MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

My feeling is, a Ponytail Guy is not going to enjoy working at a place that would not hire a Ponytail Guy just because of the ponytail. There are thousands of reasons he might not get the job (better qualified applicant, nepotism, last minute budget… [more]
favorited 18 times, recently by theraflu
Ask MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Fetlife meetups are always right around my bedtime or are on days I work, so that route hasn't worked out yet. Maybe stay up late once in a while? Or get someone to cover your shift? These seem like fairly minor objections to what seems… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

The baby of the family is this bobtailed minx named Marceline. Her middlest brother is polydactyl Murphy. We are still a bit heavy-hearted in the Steady household, however, as we recently had to say goodbye to Killian J. Meowler, who had been with us… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 weeks ago

However, I am certain it WAS Seth who, a year later in the boy's bathroom, explained to me what the F-word meant. "It's when a guy... and a girl... DO IT" he said, raising his eyebrows conspiratorially. "Huh," I said, nodding… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

It's obviously a hurtful thing to say, and you should explain to him why it was so hurtful, but I think you should also ask him what exactly he meant by that. I think the generous interpretation would be to assume that he meant "No one is… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

cortex: "especially with prompt flagging and contact form stuff" What does that mean, from an individual user point-of-view? I mostly stay out of threads that are likely to be contentious like this, and when I do read them, it's… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 weeks ago

I just asked my wife to spell the name of the bear family from the kids' book series (I didn't want to subconsciously sway her answer with pronunciation). The good news is we both grew up in Universe E. I also grew up in a universe where, in American… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

I wondered if Caillou would rate a mention. Next week, we wrap this all up with a list of kids’ shows to avoid at all costs. If you’re concerned about whether Caillou will be on that list, rest assured that Caillou was the reason this entire… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

You can access the files and move them as you wish, but I don't think you will get them to play on an Android device. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Call me when you've got a wiki, The Atlantic. Get on my level. [more]
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FanFare comment - 2 weeks ago

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